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Pfizer announced a commitment to achieve the voluntary Net-Zero Standard by 2040, ten years earlier than the timeline described in the standard. Pfizer aims to decrease its GHG emissions by 95% and its value chain emissions by 90% from 2019 levels by 2040.

Pharmaceutical research tools provider Charles River Laboratories International announced a long-term solar energy contract to address the entirety of its North American electric power requirements with renewable energy by 2023.

New Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign signees include: Kenya Electricity Generating Company (electricity-Kenya), Yum China Holdings (restaurants-China), JBS (meat processing-Brazil), Vistra (electricity-US), Boehringer Ingelheim (pharameuticals-US), Pfizer (pharameuticals-US), Corteva Agriscience (chemicals-US),  and ECOM Agroindustrial (coffee, cocoa, cotton-Switzerland).